The Resource Making the archives talk : new and selected essays in bibliography, editing, and book history, James L.W. West, III

Making the archives talk : new and selected essays in bibliography, editing, and book history, James L.W. West, III

Label
Making the archives talk : new and selected essays in bibliography, editing, and book history
Title
Making the archives talk
Title remainder
new and selected essays in bibliography, editing, and book history
Statement of responsibility
James L.W. West, III
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays by editor, biographer, bibliographer, and book historian James L. W. West III, covering editorial theory, archival use, textual emendation, and scholarly annotation. Discusses the treatment of both public documents (novels, stories, nonfiction) and private texts (letters, diaries, journals, working papers)"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
West, James L. W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS80
LC item number
.W47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Penn State series in the history of the book
Series volume
16
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Editing
  • Transmission of texts
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Styron, William
Label
Making the archives talk : new and selected essays in bibliography, editing, and book history, James L.W. West, III
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The scholarly editor as biographer -- Editorial theory and the act of submission -- Fair copy, authorial intention, and versioning -- Alcohol and drinking in Sister Carrie -- Double quotes and double meanings in Jennie Gerhardt -- Editing private papers : three examples from Dreiser -- Toxic words and the editor -- Did F. Scott Fitzgerald have the right publisher? -- The internal chronology of Tender is the night -- Annotating Mr. Fitzgerald -- Keeper of the flame : editing the literary remains of William Styron -- The end is near
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
150 p.
Isbn
9780271050676
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011019812
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3927276-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3927276
  • (Sirsi) o729721201
  • (OCoLC)729721201
Label
Making the archives talk : new and selected essays in bibliography, editing, and book history, James L.W. West, III
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The scholarly editor as biographer -- Editorial theory and the act of submission -- Fair copy, authorial intention, and versioning -- Alcohol and drinking in Sister Carrie -- Double quotes and double meanings in Jennie Gerhardt -- Editing private papers : three examples from Dreiser -- Toxic words and the editor -- Did F. Scott Fitzgerald have the right publisher? -- The internal chronology of Tender is the night -- Annotating Mr. Fitzgerald -- Keeper of the flame : editing the literary remains of William Styron -- The end is near
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
150 p.
Isbn
9780271050676
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011019812
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3927276-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3927276
  • (Sirsi) o729721201
  • (OCoLC)729721201

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